|Living Area||12,813 sqft|
An inspired blend of artistic creativity and livable comfort, this new modern masterwork is embraced in a tropical paradise fronting 125+/-feet on the Atlantic Ocean and another 125+/-feet on the Intracoastal Waterway on Hillsboro Beach's prestigious Hillsboro Mile. At once boldly innovative and timeless, sophisticated and sleekly simplified, this compound-like estate was designed by award-winning architect George Brewer with interiors by Gary Rubinstein, whose work has been featured in Architectural Digest, and was just completed in 2016 after a nearly six-year design and construction process.At the entrance to the five-bedroom main residence, a walkway floatsover the sensuous night-lit water garden where tranquil coral-stone block fountains add to the sense of harmony. Inside the glassed entry, the sublime gallery-like interiors address all the needs of everyday living and entertaining on any scale, while advanced smart-house automation allows effortless one-touch control of all systems from anywhere in the world. Following the principle of less is more, the carefully curated ornamentation features striking textural elements giving an organic natural feel. As one of the highlights, the bespoke German-made Eggersman kitchen is itself a minimalist work of art. The hand-crafted Hope's window walls emphasize the transparent connection between the inside and outdoors where, by the ocean, resort-style relaxation is the focus of the sprawling terrace along the 90+/- foot infinity pool, with a dune pathway beyond.By the Intracoastal's shore, the separate two-bedroom guest house enjoys its own resort-like oasis with another pool, next to the main yacht dock and side slip in a low-wake zone minutes from the inlet. Designed and built to world-class standards, this Ocean-to-Intracoastal showplace transcends the ordinary, surpassing every expectation.LocationHillsboro Mile, Hillsboro Beach, Florida. One of the world's most prestigious addresses, the Hillsboro Mile offers a rare world apart in Hillsboro Beach, an exclusive oceanfront community known for its Old Florida beauty. The central location between Boca Raton and Fort Lauderdale places fine shopping, dining, and entertainment within easy reach.PropertyA paragon of understated modern luxury, this Ocean-to-Intracoastal estate creates a resort-like paradise in walled and gated privacy. Entered from the exquisite water garden, the oceanfront main residence opens to a fire-lit pavilion-like outdoor space by the luminous infinity pool in the idyllic backdrop of the sea. Lushly secluded by the Intracoastal's yacht dockage, the guest house opens to another pool.ResidenceThe grand total of 16,835+/-square feet has seven bedrooms, nine full and three half baths, an elevator, two generators, and five garage bays all inclusive of the guest house. Coral-stone exterior elements, travertine marble floors, and textural ceramic tile underscore the elegant simplicity of the artistic overall effect. Crestron automation by Audio One integrates all systems including the lighting, sound, retractable media screens, window treatments, fireplaces, and fountains.First Floor: Inside the glassed entry by the water garden, the lofty foyer is set off by an accent wall of textural ceramic tile framing the double-sided fireplace, also a focal point of the window-walled living room opening to the pool terrace and ocean view. Oceanside glass walls wrap around the airy dining room open to the bespoke Eggersman kitchen, a masterpiece of aesthetics and functionality with exotic Macassar ebony cabinetry, dual islands, a pass-through buffet, and counters of ebony, recycled glass, and stainless steel. Along with a butler's pantry, storage pantry, and restaurant-style American Panel walk-in refrigerator, the gourmet chef has a Sub-Zero refrigerator plus other Miele appliances including a gas cook-top, microwave, oven, steamer, wine cooler, dual coffee system, and three dishwashers. The media room is exquisitely paneled in Circassian walnut ornamented with stainless steel inlay. The mirrored fitness studio faces the water garden's west fountain. There are two powder rooms plus a full cabana bath. Signature walls of textural ceramic tile frame the sculptural mahogany staircase. In another wing off the living room, the handsome library/office is finished in cognac-hued leather, and adjoins the luxe and serene master suite opening to the pool terrace and ocean view. Paired with two boutique-style wardrobe rooms one with a center table, the two spa-inspired master baths of Black Marinace granite have glass-walled showers; one also has a soaking tub and overlooks the water garden's east fountain.Second Floor: Four bedroom suites are arranged off the loft-style media room paneled in mahogany inlaid in brass and steel. Balconies open off three of the suites, one of which includes a sitting room.Guest House: By the Intracoastal, the two-story guest house contains a living room, kitchen, powder room, utility room, two bedroom suites with balconies, and a two-bay garage.